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Runaway Truck Ramp - Emergency area adjacent to a steep downgrade that a heavy truck can steer into after losing braking power. Usually two or three lanes wide and several hundred feet long, the ramp is a soft, gravel-filled pathway which absorbs the truck's forward momentum, bringing it to a safe stop. Depending on Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)
Related Terms: Runaway Truck Ramp - escape ramp | trucking |
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